Resource Library

How PowerUp Can Support Your Blended PD

Professional Development Support Material
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This chart identifies PowerUp resources that can support blended professional development.

Keys to Literacy Blended PD Planning Checklist

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This checklist provides guiding questions to help you prepare and plan a blended PD environment. It includes questions about participant and technology readiness; the support structure for the...

My PowerUp Action Steps

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Closing activity for a teacher workshop introducing PowerUp.

PowerUp Brochure

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Print and distribute this tri-fold to parents, teachers, and key stakeholders to build interest in PowerUp and its use within the school and district. 

PowerUp Email Template

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An introductory email that identifies PowerUp's key resources and provides a link to the website, as well as an e-mail address for questions.

PowerUp FAQs

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A more detailed--but also concise (two-page)--explanation of key concerns and questions educators and administrators might commonly have about PowerUp.

Pre-Training Survey of Teacher Practices

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A survey aimed at measuring teachers' baseline skills and knowledge of technology.

Professional Development Facilitator Guide

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Suggestions for ways to use the PowerUp PD Support Materials in a variety of professional learning settings including workshops, teacher team meetings, and one-on-one coaching/mentoring.

Suggested Professional Development Activities

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This handout offers suggestions for planning professional development activities.

Using PowerUp for PD: Conducting Research

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Using PowerUp for PD: Context Clues

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Standards: Language
Find general directions, suggested activities, and support materials/activities for the Slide Show, Teach with Tech, and the Lessons in Action to use in your professional development.

Using PowerUp for PD: Drafting

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Standards: Writing
Find general directions, suggested activities, and support materials/activities for the Slide Show, Teach with Tech, and the Lessons in Action to use in your professional development.

Using PowerUp for PD: Fluency

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Standards: Foundational Skills
Find general directions, suggested activities, and support materials/activities for the Slide Show, Teach with Tech, and the Lessons in Action to use in your professional development.

Using PowerUp for PD: Interacting with Peers

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Standards: Construct Viable Arguments
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Using PowerUp for PD: Modeling

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Standards: Model with Mathematics
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Using PowerUp for PD: Organizing

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Standards: Reason Abstractly
Find general directions, suggested activities, and support materials/activities for the Slide Show, Teach with Tech, and the Lessons in Action to use in your professional development.

Using PowerUp for PD: Presenting

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Standards: Speaking and Listening
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Using PowerUp for PD: Prewriting

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Standards: Writing
Find general directions, suggested activities, and support materials/activities for the Slide Show, Teach with Tech, and the Lessons in Action to use in your professional development.

Using PowerUp for PD: Reviewing

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Standards: Writing
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Using PowerUp for PD: Self-Questioning

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Standards: Literature • Informational Text
Find general directions, suggested activities, and support materials/activities for the Slide Show, Teach with Tech, and the Lessons in Action to use in your professional development.